WWDC Apple Keynote 2016 Notes and Takeaways

WWDC Apple Keynote 2016 Notes and Takeaways

My notes and takeaways from the 2016 Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). Eight years ago the Apple AppStore included 50 apps. Today there are over 2 million apps and there have been over 130 billion downloads. Improving people's lives by creating great products to change the world. Apple is revealing a new focus with four Apple platforms (category defining and world changing): PLATFORMS Watch OS TV OS OSX (macOS) iOS PRODUCT EXPERIENCES Macintosh iPhone iPad Apple Watch Apple TV Watch OS3 will offer access to information more quickly. About 7 times faster than OS2.  An app dock is now available and accessible with a side button.  A control center is available by swiping up from the bottom (like the iPhone). Message updated with smart replies and "scribble" for writing replies.  Activity ring  and numerals watch faces are added.  Swipe to switch watch faces. SOS on the Apple Watch is activated by pushing and holding the watch. Sends emergency call (through cellular services) and notifies emergency contacts....
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What is Didi?

What is Didi?

Apple is investing in Didi. What is Didi? Didi Chuxing is Uber's competitor in China. Didi provides around 11 million rides a day via taxis and vehicles for hire. Apple's sales were up in China in the last fiscal year, but they were down in the last quarter. Also, there were problems recently between Chinese government regulators and Apple recently when they stopped Apple's iBooks and iTunes services in their country. So, it seems to be goodwill that they would invest in the Didi Chuxing smartphone app. Watch the WSJ video: Click here to read more at Bloomberg. Click here to read more at Wikipedia....
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